in the middle of nowhere


: in a place that is far away from other people, houses, or cities
We got lost in the middle of nowhere.

Examples of in the middle of nowhere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even when these fires burn in the middle of nowhere, the smoke impacts somebody. Emmett Lindner, New York Times, 14 June 2023 The title track recounts the dead-end options of growing up in the middle of nowhere, delivered over a garage-rock groove. Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone, 5 May 2023 The mesa is in the middle of nowhere but silent desert, land stretching between the state’s highest peaks and the depths of Death Valley. Scott Wilson, Washington Post, 17 July 2022 Roberts argued that there's no reason to believe Duggar's car lot in the middle of nowhere is a place that would be targeted for a cyberattack. Ron Wood, Arkansas Online, 9 Dec. 2021 From a two-level home balancing on a spherical base in the middle of nowhere to a bubble-like build that hovers over water between two massive rock formations, the concepts take advantage of the metaverse’s lack of physical boundaries. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 28 July 2022 The golden house may be in the middle of nowhere, but sometimes a desert moment alone or with friends is the way to go. Isis Briones, House Beautiful, 16 July 2022 Sailing double-handed, which means only two people on the boat, requires a harness and life jacket and strapping into the boat the whole time — so if a sailor falls overboard they don't get separated from the boat in the middle of nowhere. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 15 July 2022 A little bit has to do with it being kind of out there in the middle of nowhere. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 16 May 2023 See More

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“In the middle of nowhere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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